A closed alpha test for Tom Clancy's Endwar Online has gotten underway under Ubisoft's online publishing label. The alpha is limited to a select few players, however some gameplay footage and walkthroughs for the game have gone live.
There's a brand new update for Heroes & Generals, the free-to-play, crossbreed real-time strategy and first-person shooter game, combining the tactics and strategic warfare of World War II combat with the gritty, first-person experiences found current-day shooters.
Red Bull has been very diligent in their support of the eSports arena and have been rolling out promotional content for their eSports tournaments throughout the summer leading up to the big fall showdown at the end of November with the Red Bull Battle Grounds bout.
If you thought that red stuff that flies out of a 3D actor's body when they get hit with a sword or impaled with a spear was a common trait for the gameplay experience, think again. Creative Assembly has unleashed a new DLC pack for Total War: Rome II that enables blood and gore.
Red Bull released the latest version of their weekly eSports video series that covers the competitive nature of the electronic sports arena from their Training Grounds bouts leading up to the big dig at their Battle Grounds event in New York for a massive $50,000 payout to the winner.
“This is eSports” is a weekly series by Red Bull that spotlights and highlights some of the action happening in the eSports scene, specifically tailing Blizzard's highly lauded real-time strategy game, Starcraft 2. Former top-gun of eSports, Dave “Walshy” Walsh, interviews some of the players and sets up a narrative for the action that went down at Full Sail University.
Gamers have been crying, moaning, whining, shouting and screaming a lot during the last half of the seventh generation of gaming, all with good reason. A lot of the AAA publishers have put it in their minds to rape the wallets of gamers with shoddy ports, shoddy releases, poor support and tactics so shady that John Gotti would have blushed with envy.
A new episode in the weekly video series of Red Bull's “This is eSports” has been released, detailing a look at the players of StarCraft 2, specifically the eSports competitors who participated in Red Bull's training ground that took place over the course of the summer.
A new video has been released of Red Bull's weekly video that follows former Halo champion David “Walshy” Walsh as he interviews some of the people behind the production of Red Bull's series as well as a look at some of the idiosyncrasies of the players to get their head in the game.
Well, it was bound to happen sooner or later right? When you screw gamers over and bleed them from the inside out, leaving a gaping hole of desperation, anger and shame staring back at everyone unfortunate enough to see the victimized core gamer bent over and ravaged on the ground, the only thing you can expect to come out of such a thing is an army of pitchforks and torches.
The eSports arena continues to gain steam and proliferate the market value of the eSports ring, bringing professional gamers into a more celebrity-filled light and basking them in the glory of their finger-skills. This weekend Red Bull engaged their Training Grounds that pits the best of the StarCraft II players against each other with a total of $6,400 on the line.
Paradox Interactive really went for the hoops with Leviathan Warships. The low-budget naval strategy game managed to become somewhat of an uncouth success thanks to the risky but rewarding marketing involving the jazzy voice of the Jazzy Boatman.
One of the sub-genres in gaming that we don't get very often is scavenging games. They're difficult to make given the logistics of all the items required to scavenge and craft things, but when done right they usually have long tail-ends and a dedicated niche community. Well, Blackbird Interactive is trying their hand at the 3D RTS scavenging sub-genre with their upcoming title, Hardware: Shipbreakers.
Now here's a game I'm excited to talk about. Ironward's still-in-development sci-fi, horror, action-RTS game The Red Solstice managed to kick butt on IndieGoGo and now it's kicking butt in its alpha form and showcasing a lot of great potential as a mixed hybrid Starcraft meets X-Com meets Alien Shooter sort of affair.
We're back for round two with the mind behind many of the most respected soundtracks to come out of this generation of gaming. Yes, part of the composing team behind Mass Effect, the composer from ZombiU, Borderlands 2 and Company of Heroes has more to share about his experience in the gaming industry and crafting instrumental sounds for the games you've grown to admire and love.